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A selection of equipment and associated accessories commonly used in scientific drilling and coring is described here.

Most of this equipment is available for rental through CSDCO/LacCore, or we can coordinate utilization or purchase through vendors. Contact our staff for details regarding rental, or to discuss other equipment not showcased here.

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Name Type Lithology Max Water Depth (M) Max Sediment Depth (M)
Livingstone peat corer Direct Push, Piston, Repeat-drive, Serrated Cutter Fine-grained, Peat, Soft Sediment 30-50 5-10
Mackereth Piston, Pneumatic, Wire Deployed Fine-grained, Soft Sediment 100 6
MOCK Direct Push, Piston, Surface Coring Fine-grained, Soft Sediment 30-50 3
Motorboat
MUCK Direct Push, Gravity Fine-grained, Soft Sediment limited by wire/rope length 1.5
Multicorer Spring-driven, Surface Coring Fine-grained, Soft Sediment limited by wire/rope length 1
Nesje Percussion, Piston, Single-drive, Wire Deployed Coarse-grained, Fine-grained, Soft Sediment limited by wire/rope length up to ~100m 10
Pontoon Boat
Q3/QTT Wireline Diamond Coring Hard Sediment, Rock, Soil/Regolith
Russian peat corer Direct Push, Repeat-drive Fine-grained, Peat, Soft Sediment 30-50 15
Skiff
Uwitec Percussion, Piston, Repeat-drive, Wire Deployed Fine-grained, Soft Sediment limited by wire length 30
Uwitec
Vibracorer Direct Push, Piston, Single-drive, Vibracoring Coarse-grained, Fine-grained 30-50 10
Winkie Drill Conventional Diamond Coring Rock

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